4: An Innocent Question

Reinhold had traveled before under the strictures of communist and other coercive governments, he told me, and it was never possible for Americans to figure out what behavior would or would not build binding ties to our Baptist brethren nor what behavior would incur the wrath of the oppressors. “Just make sure you are listening to God.”

Letter to Readers

Beginning last week, a new feature was added to your Weekly Whittlings, making it easier for you to share “the message” with others. Attached to each article is a series of social media links you can use to forward an item to others.

The First Steps of a Long Journey

When, with deep longing, I began to seek God, it was reasonable that God would send a friend like Jonathan. It was even more reasonable that this friend would recommend a spiritually life changing book and that we would become something I had never heard of, “Spiritual Friends.”